Pen Inventory

Sometimes, I get a little bored. This was one of those times. I decided to take inventory on my fountain pens, and figured that if I have photos of all of them, all at the same scale, they could really help people see how big or small one pen is compared to another. Now, this isn’t nearly as perfect a tool as Goulet Pen’s Pen Plaza, but most of the fountain pens I’ve reviewed here on my site can be seen below. Please let me know if there is anything I could do to make this more useful! Admittedly, I left a few pens at work while I did this little weekend project, but I plan on adding them in here soon, as well as any new additions to the collection.

All of the following photos were taken with a Rhodia pad as the background, the grids are 5mm by 5mm.

Eversharp Symphony Fountain Pen
Eversharp Symphony 713 with 14k Flex Nib
Eversharp Symphony 713 with 14k Flex Nib
Eversharp Symphony 713 with 14k Flex Nib
Franklin Christoph No 27
Franklin Christoph Collegia No. 27 in Dove Grey
J. Herbin Dip Pen
J. Herbin Dip Pen
Kaweco AL-Sport in Graphite Fountain Pen
Kaweco AL-Sport in Graphite
Kaweco Allrounder in Blue Aluminum
Kaweco Allrounder in Blue Aluminum
kaweco ART-Sport in Amber Acrylic
Kaweco ART-Sport in Amber Acrylic
Kaweco Liliput in Black Aluminum
Kaweco Liliput in Black Aluminum
Kaweco Special Pencil in 2.0mm
Kaweco Special Pencil in 2.0mm
Lamy 2000 Fountain Pen
Lamy 2000
Lamy Accent in Matte Black / Palladium
Lamy Accent in Matte Black / Palladium
Lamy AL-Star LE in Coffee Brown
Lamy AL-Star LE in Coffee Brown
Lamy AL-Star in Graphite
Lamy AL-Star in Graphite
Lamy AL-Star LE in Matte Black
Lamy AL-Star LE in Matte Black
Lamy Safari in Charcoal Grey
Lamy Safari in Charcoal Grey
Lamy Safari LE in Aquamarine
Lamy Safari LE in Aquamarine
Lamy Safari LE in Apple Green
Lamy Safari LE in Apple Green
Lamy Safari in Red
Lamy Safari in Red
Lamy Vista Demonstrator
Lamy Vista Demonstrator
Montblanc Meisterstuck No. 149
1990’s Montblanc Meisterstuck No. 149
1980's Montblanc Noblesse
1980’s Montblanc Noblesse
Noodler's Ahab in Medieval Lapis
Noodler’s Ahab in Medieval Lapis
Parker 45 Ballpoint
Parker 45 Ballpoint
Parker 45 Fountain Pen in Vista Blue
Parker 45 Fountain Pen in Vista Blue

Parker 45 Fountain Pen in Black

Parker Sonnet Cisele in Sterling / Gold
Parker Sonnet Cisele in Sterling / Gold
1940's Parker Vacumatic Major in Grey
1940’s Parker Vacumatic Major in Grey
Bulow (???)
Bulow (Jinhao X750)
Pilot Fude-Makase Color Brush Pen - Extra Fine - Red
Pilot Fude-Makase Color Brush Pen – Extra Fine – Red
Morning Glory Mach II Liquid Ink Pen - 0.4 mm - Blue
Morning Glory Mach II Liquid Ink Pen – 0.4 mm – Blue
Pilot Hi-Tec-C - 0.4mm - Black
Pilot Hi-Tec-C – 0.4mm – Black
Pilot Parallel Calligraphy Pen - 3.8 mm
Pilot Parallel Calligraphy Pen – 3.8 mm
Pilot Penmanship in Black/Red
Pilot Penmanship in Black/Red
Pilot Vanishing Point in Matte Black
Pilot Vanishing Point in Matte Black
Rotring Rapidpro Ballpoint
Rotring Rapidpro Ballpoint
1998 Sailor Magellan Demonstrator
1998 Sailor Magellan Demonstrator
Sailor Professional Gear Imperial Black Edition
Sailor Professional Gear Imperial Black Edition
Sailor Sapporo Fountain Pen
Sailor Sapporo Fountain Pen
Sakura Pigma Micron
Sakura Pigma Micron
1950's Sheaffer Snorkel
1950’s Sheaffer Snorkel
1950's Sheaffer Snorkel
1950’s Sheaffer Snorkel
1980's Sheaffer Targa
1980’s Sheaffer Targa
TWSBI Diamond 540
TWSBI Diamond 540
Uni Signo DX - 0.4mm
Uni Signo DX – 0.4mm
Uni Jetstream Ballpoint
Uni Jetstream Ballpoint
Zebra Disposable Brush Pen - Fine
Zebra Disposable Brush Pen – Fine
Zebra Surari Ballpoint
Zebra Surari Ballpoint
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19 thoughts on “Pen Inventory

  1. Ed, it’s driving me crazy that the Kawecos and the Zebras are pointing a different way from the majority of the other pens. It’s the pen equivalent of bad kerning. I’m guessing you did that because the lettering would be upside-down if they were all facing the same direction?

    1. Oh boy, now it’s going to drive me crazy. The Kawecos were definitely so the text is not upside down. I was going to keep the clip to the left, and facing downward on all of them but I think I just straight up goofed on the Sarasa Gel. I’m going to get that one out of there…

    1. I thought about doing that, but in order for everything to be uniform, I’d have to use the same ink on the same paper. In order to get everything under the same exact camera conditions, that would take a TON of inking, dipping, and worst, cleaning, of pens. Another problem is that a lot of them have interchangeable nibs, and it wouldn’t be representative of the pen. It’s a ton of work, that Goulet Pens has already done with their Nib Nook, check it out if you haven’t, it’s great!

      However, I do make it a point to post the handwritten review of each pen in with the review. These pictures are huge files, and can be seen at their full resolution. I’ll add links to the pens I’ve reviewed on the inventory page for easy access to the review.

    1. Thank you sir!

      I still have a bunch of pens I left out, and honestly, it’s more for me to make sure I don’t lose anything in my upcoming move.

      Figured it could make a cool page too.

      1. WOW! Very nice choice. I have the same color in the Long and carry it inked everyday. No safe queen for me, though admittedly I don’t write with it everyday.

      2. Thank you! I plan on carrying it as well, it fits perfectly in the One Star Leather large pen sleeve, so it’s been living in there.

        I’m a firm believer of using everything I have, so it won’t be squirreled away in storage.

  2. Ok, so two things, 1) nice collection! I’m a little green over here…. and 2) this was surprisingly informative! What a great idea. I had no idea how the size of some of these pens compare (the liliput is that small???).

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